DALLAS MAVERICKS HEAD COACH
Jason Kidd is the Head Coach of the Dallas Mavericks. On June 28, 2021, Kidd became the 10th Head Coach in Mavericks history.
Before the Mavericks, Coach Kidd was an Assistant Coach for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2019-2021. In Coach Kidd’s first year as an Assistant Coach for the Lakers, he helped the team finish 1st in the Western Conference with a 52-19 regular season record and helped the Lakers win the 2020 NBA Championship. Prior to the Lakers, Coach Kidd was the Head Coach of the Milwaukee Bucks (2014-2018) and the Brooklyn Nets (2013-2014). During his time with the Bucks, Coach Kidd led the organization to the playoffs twice and in Brooklyn, Coach Kidd won NBA Coach of the Month twice (January & March 2014).
Jason Kidd was born on March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, California. He attended St. Joseph Notre Dame High School and went on to play at the University of California. Kidd was named PAC-10 Freshman of the Year in 1993 and won the PAC-10 Player of Year in 1994; for these efforts, Kidd was drafted 2nd overall in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. In his rookie season, Kidd won the 1995 NBA Co-Rookie of the Year. In his career, Kidd was a 10x NBA All-Star, was 5x All-NBA First Team, 4x All-Defensive First Team, and won an NBA Championship in 2011. Kidd was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018 and his jersey was retired by the Cal Golden Bears. Coach Kidd has six children (Jason Jr., Trey, Miah, Jazelle, Cooper, Chance, & Noah).